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More than 200,000 businesses to benefit from GHC600 million stimulus package

More than 200,000 Micro, small and medium Enterprises are expected to benefit from the GHC600 million COVID-19 Alleviation Programme (CAP) Business Support Scheme. Mrs Kosi...
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IIA extends COVID-19 SME survival programme to Ghanaian SMEs

Invest in Africa (IIA), a private sector-led initiative focused on growing local businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa, has decided to make its membership-based services offering...

GSE expects more listings to boost bourse performance

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) on Friday said it expects more listings in equities and bonds to boost liquidity and enhance the performance...

Public/private sector efforts needed to push women economically

Mrs Elsie Awadzi, Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, has called for joint efforts of the public and private sectors to...
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Kenya sets up US$40 million fund to boost agricultural industry

Kenya has set four billion shillings (about 40 million U.S. dollars) for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Fund that seeks to spur agricultural...

Iduapriem Mine builds capacity of host communities in Akyempim

AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem Mine has taken steps to increase its current host community business participation in the Mine’s supply process from 5 percent to...

More youth in the construction sector benefits from YIEDIE project

The Management of African Aurora Business Network (AABN), an Enterprise Development Organisation, has provided business development services to 1,220 youth and Micro, Small and...
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Ghana central bank announces US$357 million stimulus arrangement to induce growth in SME sector

Ghana’s central bank announced measures here on Monday to induce growth in the country’s small and medium enterprises (SME) sector for economic growth and...
SMEs lead job creation

UNIDO official urges Ghana to prioritize SME development for sustainable economic growth

An official of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has told Xinhua that the government of Ghana needed to prioritize the development of...
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SMEs policy to play an active role in harnessing AfCFTA benefits

Mr Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, a Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry has reiterated the government’s commitment to enacting a policy for Small and Medium Enterprises...

Decentralize tourism policies – Lecturer

Mr. Victor Anderson Hodibert, Head of Tourism Department at the Takoradi Technical University has called for the decentralisation of policies on tourism to commensurate...
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AirtelTigo Business Transformation scheme for SMEs in Ghana

In the central business districts of Accra, Tamale, Takoradi, Kumasi and other regional capitals of Ghana, start-ups as well as established Small and Medium...
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SMEs Needs Can Be Addressed by Sourcing Network Support for Government

Madam Constance Swaniker, the President of the Stanford Seed Transformation Network, Ghana Chapter, on Thursday said the Network will work with the relevant government...

UDS Unveils BIIC to lend a Hand to Alumni Entrepreneurs

Management of the University for Development Studies (UDS) has launched the UDS Business Innovation and Incubation Centre (BIIC) to support alumni of the university...
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NBSSI Will Soon Become an Enterprise Development Authority

Government is focused on transforming the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) into an enterprise development authority that will have regulatory and supervisory...
Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Mr. George Boahene Oduro

Blame banks for poor performance in agric sector – Minister

Banks and other financial institutions in the country are been blamed for the poor performance of Ghana’s agriculture sector, compare to other sectors because...
SMEs lead job creation

SMEs Urged to enrich their corporate governance system to entice private equity

The Chief Investment Officer at Stanlib Ghana, Kwabena Boamah, has asked Ghanaian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to strengthen their corporate governance practices to...
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SMEs and Industries want government fast track process of trade facilitation reforms

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) operating in the country have been admonished adjust their operations to be able to take advantage of the African...
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China to build youth skill training center in Uganda

China has pledged to set up a 26-million-U.S.-dollar industrial skills training and production center to help Uganda tackle its unemployment. Zheng Zhuqiang, Chinese Ambassador to...

Ghana Needs Development-oriented Financial Institutions – AGI

Mr Seth Twum-Akwaboah, the Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), has said the country needs development-focused financial institutions to provide...

Vodafone Joins CEIBS to Promote SMEs Growth

Vodafone Ghana in partnership with China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) is to launch a joint project to expose small and medium enterprises (SMEs)...
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SMEs key to Kenya’s economic growth

Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are key to the future growth of Kenya's economy, a pan-African organization said on Tuesday. SMEs account for 80 percent...

SME sector poised to lead the transformation of the economy of Ghana

The maiden summit of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) has been launched in Accra scheduled for Monday, November 20. The...

Namibian court appoints SME Bank liquidators

The Windhoek Master of the High Court has appointed provisional liquidators for the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Bank that was shut down Tuesday. ...

Kenya seeks to boost small-holder tea exports

Kenya's export promoting agency and the tea regulator on Tuesday signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to boost tea exports by small and medium...
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Nigeria’s apex bank injects huge funds into forex market

Nigeria's apex bank said it has injected a whopping 195 million U.S. dollars into the Foreign Exchange market to meet various demands of customers...

Kenya’s private equity raises US$30 million to fund SME

Kenya's private equity fund that is backed by the private sector arm of the World Bank has raised about 30 million U.S. dollars to...

Trade Ministry Shares 10 Key Initiatives To Be Implemented

Invest in Africa (IIA) says it is ready to work with the Ministry of Trade and Industry to develop mutually beneficial Small and Medium...

GIPC Organizes Workshop For MMDAs

The workshop, which is being organized throughout the country, is aimed at promoting SMEs through industrialization and making land available for investment purposes. ...

Top Chinese Business executive coaches African SMEs

Speaking during a panel discussion at the opening of the Third African SME Summit, Tang, who owns a fleet of businesses in Ghana, said...